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Execution:  The Joint Ownership Predicament

Execution: The Joint Ownership Predicament

by Avinash Kamalanathan

The law on execution is an area that appears to be an area that is relatively straightforward given its limited number of options available to the party that succeeds in obtaining a judgment.[Read more...]

Help ! Help ! I’m Being Oppressed? What Counts as Oppression of Minority Shareholders?

Help ! Help ! I’m Being Oppressed? What Counts as Oppression of Minority Shareholders?

by Lavinia Kumaraendran & Sean Tan Yang Wei

As companies are often owned by several shareholders, a fundamental rule in the governance of a company is the “majority rule”.[Read more...]

 Can You be Sued for Derogatory Remarks made via Instant Messaging Apps?

Can You be Sued for Derogatory Remarks made via Instant Messaging Apps?

by Alliff Benjamin Suhaimi & Angelene Cheah Kai Li

Can you be sued for something said or written on your social media?[Read more...]

Strata Properties Managers – What are their Duties and Powers?

Strata Properties Managers – What are their Duties and Powers?

by Jesslyn Tham

Statutory bodies in the form of a Management Corporation and a Joint Management Body are responsible for the maintenance and management of building.[Read more...]

Qualifying as A Licensed Liquidator

Qualifying as A Licensed Liquidator

by Lavinia Kumaraendran

Companies Act 2016 (“CA 2016”) lays out several requirements before one can qualify as a licensed liquidator.[Read more...]

The Statutory Moratorium under The Judicial  Management Scheme

The Statutory Moratorium under The Judicial Management Scheme

by Sean Tan Yang Wei

The Companies Act 2016 introduced the Judicial Management system as a scheme to rescue businesses in financial distress.[Read more...]

Registering a Foreign Judgment under The Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1958

Registering a Foreign Judgment under The Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1958

by Mavinthra Jothy Thillainathan

In Malaysia, foreign judgments may be enforced without the need to commence a fresh action[Read more...]

[UPDATE] Comptroller of State Sales Tax, Sarawak & 1 other v Petroleum Nasional Berhad (Petronas)

[UPDATE] Comptroller of State Sales Tax, Sarawak & 1 other v Petroleum Nasional Berhad (Petronas)

by Avinash Kamalanathan

This piece seeks to analyse the decision by the High Court, Comptroller of State Sales Tax, Sarawak & 1 other v Petroleum Nasional Berhad (Petronas).[Read more...]

To Caveat or Not to Caveat for What is a ‘Caveatable Interest’?

To Caveat or Not to Caveat for What is a ‘Caveatable Interest’?

by Yap Sher Min

Whether one has a ‘caveatable interest’ to do so in the first place could probably result in someone removing the said caveat or risk having it declared void.[Read more...]